Yanam is a town in the Indian union territory of Puducherry, located in Yanam district, which forms a 30 km² enclave in the district of East Godai in Andhra Pradesh. It has a populace of 32,000, the vast majority of whom communicate in Telugu. For a long time it was a French province and, however joined with India in 1954, is still now and then known as "French Yanam". It has a mix of French and Telugu culture winning in Andhra Pradesh. Amid French control, the Tuesday advertise mangalaam Santa Clause at Yanam was well known among Telugu individuals in the Madras Presidency who visited Yanam to purchase remote and pirated merchandise amid Yanam People's Festival, which is held in January.
Likewise, after usage of the Sarda Act in British India in 1929, Telugu individuals came to Yanam to direct kid relational unions, which stayed legitimate under the French organization. In 1936, Yanam's populace was 5,220. Yanam had a to a great degree predominant star French air winning in its kin and its pioneers. In any case, at the appropriate time of time because of patriot battle by a few pioneers, conditions ended up painful in Yanam after its chairman and different agents of Yanam embraced the merger goals.